Rishab Jain

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Rishab Jain
Photo of Rishab Jain, 2017.
Rishab Jain, America's 2018 Top Young Scientist
Rishab Kumar Jain

December 2004 (age 14)
ResidencePortland, Oregon, United States
Known forBeing the inventor of the Pancreatic Cancer Deep Learning System (PCDLS), America's 2018 Top Young Scientist, amongst Time Magazine's 25 Most Influential Teens.
Scientific career
FieldsCancer research, medical research, invention

Rishab Kumar Jain (Hindi: [ɾɪ.ʃəbʱ dʒɛːn]; born December, 2004) is an inventor, scientist, and researcher. In October 2018 he was named America's Top Young Scientist[1] for his award-winning tool which harnesses artificial intelligence to improve radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients.[2] Since 2016, he has attended Stoller Middle School. After receiving his title of 'America's Top Young Scientist' Jain has been named amongst Time's 25 Most Influential Teens[3], invited on the GMA Day show[4], written about in Teen Vogue[5], and covered in other media.


  1. ^ Ducharme, Jamie (October 19, 2018). "his 13-Year-Old's Tool Could Change Pancreatic Cancer Treatment". Time Magazine. Retrieved January 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "Pancreatic Cancer Deep Learning System: A novel Tool for Improved Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) through Automated Pancreas Segmentation". Young Scientist Lab. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "TIME's 25 Most Influential Teens of 2018". Time Magazine. October 19, 2018. Retrieved January 11, 2019.
  4. ^ "'GMA Day' hosts get schooled in science-fair showdown with the 2018 Top Young Scientist". ABC News. October 19, 2018. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  5. ^ "A Teenager Developed a Tool That Could Improve Pancreatic Cancer Treatments". Teen Vogue. October 19, 2018. Retrieved January 12, 2019.